The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

Season 10 Episode 70

Newt Gingrich

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Aired Weekdays 11:00 PM Jun 06, 2005 on Comedy Central
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TONIGHT: Author of "Never Call Retreat," Newt Gingrich! Plus, Stephen Colbert with "This Week in God".

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  • Overall, a great episode.

    9.5
    Tonight's episode didn't have a whole lot of news, which was good in this case. They jumped right into a segment with "Senior Jackologist", Ed Helms. This was very well written in my opinion. Ed delivered the lines perfectly. You'll find some of the quotes from this segment in the "Quotes" section in the episode information.



    Stephen Colbert's "This Week in God" segment got a few laughs. One of his jokes completely bombed, which made it even more funny. You could see he seemed to be enjoying the segment.



    The interview with Newt Gingrich was excellent. I love it when guests have a sense of humor, and Newt certainly seems to. They discussed a wide range of topics, from Hillary Clinton to the south, from legislation to running for president.moreless
Ed Helms

Ed Helms

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Stephen Colbert

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Newt Gingrich

Newt Gingrich

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  • QUOTES (8)

    • Newt Gingrich: The last guy to announce on your show, came in fourth.

      (Jon bursts into laughter)

    • Newt Gingrich: I know it sounds radical..bold..daring. But if you could save 50-100,000 American lives a year, why not try it?

      Jon Stewart: Here's why...

      (Newt bursts into laughter)

    • Jon Stewart: (to Newt Gingrich) What makes you think Ed Helms isn't an African-American?

    • Stephen Colbert: The Vatican - the city that never sins.

    • Jon Stewart: Ed, even if Jackson is found innocent though, is there really any way for him to recover?

      Ed Helms: Well, ultimately Jon, if Jacko wants to avoid further flack-o from the media pack-o, he's simply going to have to stop having young boys in the sack-o. And also, make sure there's no touching of his... balls.

      Jon.

    • Ed Helms: I'm sure somewhere Jackson is thinking, Hey, O.J. killed two people and went free; now they're gonna put me away just for a couple teenage reach-arounds?

      Where's the justice, Jon?

    • Ed Helms: Jon, I'm outside the hospital where it has been reported that... that's right, Jon, Jacko had an attack-o in his back-o.

      Jon Stewart: That's very clever.

      Ed Helms: I understand he's filled his hospital room with personal bricko-bracko.... Took it too far.

    • Jon Stewart: "I don't know how the Aussies beat up hotel employees for not providing telecommunication service where they're from, but here in the Big Apple, it's a knee to the groin."

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